Wednesday 30 October 2019, 05:30pm
Where: Main ballroom
Dress: Smart casual/business casual
Cocktail Reception – Adorned by Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) Founding Pianos Collection featuring a duet piano performance by the world’s foremost forepianist Professor Dr Geoffrey Lancaster AM, classical pianist and James Huntingford, player of historic keyboard instruments.
ECU have become the custodians of one of the most important collection of 18th and 19th century keyboards in the world, donated by Stewart Symonds. This collection is comprised of instruments, of which some are the last remaining pieces of their kind in the world. Many of the instruments in the Founding Pianos Collection are of significant historical importance. Our cocktail reception will feature an evening of drinks & canapés in a room adorned with a priceless collection of historic instruments. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to hear two great musicians, Professor Dr Geoffrey Lancaster AM and Mr James Huntingford performing a piano duet for us. It will be an unforgettable evening.